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Sep 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
fast. chuck's up next with the daily rundown. take it away. >>> violence in libya. the u.s. ambassador and three others are killed as the consulate burns. in cairo, mobs tear down the u.s. flag. outrage over an obscure online video that is said to have denounced islam. the administration has embassies around the world in countries with large muslim populations on high alert. we're live in cairo. in a flash, though, this crisis turned political. on 9/11 no less. governor romney calls the u.s. response disgraceful, the obama campaign says they're shocked by his response. the mud slinging started before it was even kay break and before we knew how many u.s. officials had been killed. plus as president clinton stumps for president obama in florida, paul ryan releases new ads in his home state of wisconsin to keep his house seat. it's a busy day in political news, too. we'll try to cover it all. good morning from washington. it's wednesday, september 12th, this is the daily rundown. let's get to my first reads. a day that started with a campaign pause for sole almost remembrances on 9/11 en
Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
killed in libya. >>> a mob tried to overrun the embassy wall in cairo. an expanding foreign policy crisis for president obama. >>> meanwhile, on the political front, mitt romney stands by his criticism of the obama administration's handling of the volatile situation in the middle east. those same conservative voices who were knocking on monday are singing romney's praises now. >>> also this morning, former florida governor charlie crist says the gop left him, now he's moving left to help president obama get re-elected. account ex-gov gin up some love in the sunshine state? >>> good morning from washington. it is thursday, september 13, 2012. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. >>> we begin with another tumultuous day in the middle east. is president obama dealing with a full fledged foreign policy crisis? sure looks like it this morning. froefts in the arab world linked to an amateur film denouncing islam fueling the demonstrations. hundreds stormed the u.s. embassy grounds in sanaa breaking through an outer perimeter, smashing windows of the security offices outside the embassy
Sep 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
's a hint. the toss-ups are narrowing and romney's path to 270 is as well. >>> lashing out over libya. after hedging for days, the white house is now calling the attack that killed the am an act of terrorism. was politics behind that delay? >>> and what would have happened if al gore had defeated george w. bush in the disputed election of 2000? would 9/11 have happened? would we have plunged into a recession? we're taking a deep dive into a fascinating alternate universe that jeff greenfield wrote about. >>> but we start with the normal course of events. good morning from washington. it is friday, september 21st, 2012. this is "the daily rundown," i'm chuck todd. >>> mitt romney's week started with a plan for new ads and a newly focused message. that plan quick le went out the window. after a hectic week, all the soun and fury boils down to more missed opportunities for the romney campaign. less than seven weeks before election day. republicans are seizing on comments the president made thursday at a spanish language forum on his biggest failure in office. at first the president said immigra
Sep 25, 2012 9:00am EDT
comes in the aftermath of the u.s. consulate ers.enhazi which kledour ihe president on libya, by the way, just one year ago. >> 42 years of tyranny was ended in six months, from tripoli to misrata and ben ghazi, today, libya is free. yestday,hede aew libya took their rightful place besides and this week, the united states is reopening our embassy in tripoli. >> that was one yr ago today. in his speech today, here is what we do know the president will say today, quote. we must aferm that our future will be determined by people like chris stevens. he recommit the united states to the values othe arab sprg ople ewh wgor s ,que, the freedom to detmine their destiny and we will see if he uses exactly that phrase. and also warn iran that although still time for diplomacy, te is not limited. make no mistakes a nucar armed cin and why a coalition of countries is holding the iran government accountable and why the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon he uses the word -- the word containment. at's a b declaration the foat wo the remarks are directed no
Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
happened in libya. was the death of four americans the result of a spontaneous attack or a carefully planned assault and is politics driving the official answer? >>> after a turbulent week, mitt romney shifts strategy with a renewed focus on what woe do as president. with time running down is it enough to change the course of his campaign? and what's with all team romney infighting going public? not something that. happens with wing campaigns in september. >>> four years since wall street collapsed. now the market has come roaring back s that recovery a sign of real health or just another lucky spin of the weechlt our deep dive today. >>> good morning from washington. this is daily rundown, i'm chuck todd. la shana tova. >>> protest continue dying down. if itten it is, could put the campaign on the offensive for the long-term and become a problem in the election. on sunday, in the third insider attack in as many days, afghan police turned their guns on u.s. and nato troops, killing four american soldiers who were called to assist an afghan police checkpoint. also over the weekend, u.
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> the white house continues to be peppered with questions on libya. but right now we want to go to france right now because among the reasons what happened in libya, the protests and white house version of what happened there has to do with protests over a u.s. film. well, folks in france are very nervous about a newspaper there that published cartoons mocking the prophet muhammad. some muslim leaders are calling for calm, the french newspaper is accusing them of adding fuel to fire and are shutting down french schools in the islamic world. michelle kosinski is live in paris. we know they're nervous. explain everything the french government is doing in reaction to what happened to american embassies. >> reporter: right. you know, this morning we did see some protests outside of the french embassy in tehran which has been already closed ahead of more protests. they shut down some schools in the muslim world. tomorrow they plan to close down embassies and cultural centers in 20 countries. we haven't seen violence here but we did notice a very visible increased police presence in paris. yest
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
in libya. how does the white house contain a crisis that shows no signs of slowing down? meanwhile the president opened up leads in key balancing ground states. perhaps more important, changing attitudes about the direction of the country. the result of our new nbc wall street poll straight ahead. >>> plus what does your grocery shopping list say about your vote behind the secret science of winning elections in the 21st century. how campaigns try to predict voting behavior. good morning from washington, friday september 14th, 2012. this is daily rundown, i'm chuck todd, daily reads of the morning. protests in the muslim world inspired by the video. protesters clash with police in front of the u.s. embassy before a protest called by the muslim brotherhood for after friday prayers. protesters threw stones and molotov cocktails. protests escalated in malaysia, bangladesh and sudan. in yemen, protesters clashed with police outside the u.s. embassy for the second straight day. protests have spread to at least 11 countries including pakistan, iran, and iraq. meanwhile in libya, authoriti
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
literally draws the line on iran's nuclear program. >>> new concerns for diplomat safety in libya as the defense secretary says terrorists planned that deadly attack. >>> first a look at the president and mitt romney's schedule. lighter schedules for them both today. a fund-raising day in particular for both of of them, the president heads to florida. you're watching msnbc. why should our wallets tell us what our favorite color is? every room deserves to look great. and every footstep should tell us we made the right decision. so when we can feel our way through the newest, softest, and most colorful options... ...across every possible price range... ...our budgets won't be picking the style. we will. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now get $37 basic installation on all special order carpet. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. nah. [ dennis' voice ] i bet he's got an allsta
Sep 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
will hold separate meetings with the leaders of pakistan, libya and afghanistan. she'll be doing that. the president is not doing any of the one-on-one meetings. much more to come on "the daily rundown." some republicans are calling on mitt romney to show fire in his belly. >>> plus, he made a big splash at the democratic national convention. castro is hitting the set to talk about what he's doing on education. first a look ahead at the schedule of president obama and republican mitt romney. the president is coming to new york. doing "the view" today. mitt romney is rallying colorado. he comes to new york, too. you're watching "the daily rundown" on msnbc. live from outside the new york public library. if we want to improve our schools... ...what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
report seemed to have no illinompact on the electorate. romney's response to libya and egypt, widely band. infighting in the the romney campaign goes public. now this a newly leaked video obtained by "mother jones" and later nbc news, shows romney at a florida fund-raiser in may. nbc news has learned it was secretly recorded at a $50,000 a plate fund-raiser at the boca raton home of private equity mogul mark later. take a look. >> the obama campaign immediate pounced. "it is shocking that a candidate for president of the united states would go behind closed doors and declare to a group of wealthy dancers half american people view themselves as victims entitled to handout and are unwilling to take personal responsibility to their lives it is hard to serve as president for all americans when you disdainfully written you have half the nation." the romney campaign put out this innocuous statement from communications director. "mitt romney wants to help all americans struggling in the obama economy. as the gaffe go of nor made clear all year are he is concerned about the growing number of peop
Sep 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
used this as an excuse to attack a variety of our embassies, including the consulate in libya. >> that was the president. by the way, giving his most extensive remarks we've heard in the second week of the crisis in the middle east, and he did it on "the late show" there. and he had a little bit more to say. here it is. >> our first job is obviously to make sure that we're reinforcing security at these embassies, that we're fully investigating what happened and bringing these murderers to justice. we as americans always stand on the side of democracy, we want people to have opportunity to determine their own fates and their own destinies, but the message we have to send i think to the muslim world is that we spent you to work with us to keep our people safe. >> without naming them, he addressed critics at home who say his outreach to the mideast has produced few results. >> they have been living under dictatorships and autocracies for decades and now they're going through changes. and it's going to be bumpy. it is not always going to be smooth. and sometimes it is going to be
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
the attack on the u.s. embassy in libya as an act of terrorism. in an exclusive interview with nbc news and ann curry, claims were discounted the attack were in response to a video produced in california and available on youtube. >> would you call the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi an act of terrorism? >> i have no doubt about that. and it's a preplanned act of terrorism directed against american citizens. >> do you think the movie had anything to do with this attack on the consulate? >> not on this attack. not on this attack. it has nothing to do with this attack. >> and yesterday white house press secretary told reporters traveling on air force one, "it's the case that it's our view as an administration, the president's view, that it was a terrorist attack." it's the first explicit acknowledgement that the president believes the libyan attack was an act of terror. secretary of state hillary clinton speaking at the united nations on wednesday became the highest ranked official to publicly say there was a link between the attack and al qaeda. >> for some time al qaeda and othe
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
relationship while at the same time trying to persuade them to do the right things on issues such as libya, syria, things like that. >> steve, is the reset with russia a failure with this administration? is that one of the glaring -- when you think about what is holding up american diplomacy with syria, american diplomacy with iran, isn't it russia? >> we were on a collision course with russia over the georgia interaction, over other points when obama came in. getting off that course at the time was very important. whether it held with everything else -- >> is it better? >> i agree with roger. this is one area where you have to give mitt romney at least a point if he accidentally stumbled into it, but the biggest challenge the united states faces is shaping iran's choices in the world. that's not going to come from sanctions. it's not going to come from bombing them. it's showing that you can sculpt the international system. part of that means moving russia, moving china. with russia what you have is a resurgent national, almost in their own terms a reaganesque moment where they've decided
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